Israeli flavours group Frutarom has signed a letter of intent to
buy the European fruit preparations business of US-based
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a move which will
significantly boost Frutarom's pretensions...
Rhodia, the speciality chemicals company, has expanded its
capability to produce N-2,3-Trimethyl-2-isopropylbutanamide (more
commonly known as WS-23) by with the recent addition of a second
production stream at its UK facility in...
Parents concerned that additives in the diets of their young
children may be having an adverse effect on behavioural patterns
may be right - although clinical studies failed to support their
concerns, say researchers about to embark...
Probiotic bacteria appear to tackle the HIV virus and may even stop
it from being transferred from a mother to her children, said
researchers at the American Society for Microbiology general
meeting this week.
German chemicals company BASF is to participate in a new project
designed to trace Norwegian farmed salmon throughout the entire
production chain as part of a qualitative move to boost sales
through improving consumer confidence.
Earlier this week we reported that food companies were finding it
hard to effectively target senior consumers in the UK - the
so-called Empty Nesters - despite their growing disposable incomes
and desire for indulgence and enjoyment....
Every supermarket owner is constantly seeking ways of driving
growth across every product category, be it through innovation,
promotion or refurbishment. But a recent survey suggests that their
best efforts are being let down at the...
Sales of smoothies grew strongly last year despite consumers
switching to cheaper products to assuage their thirst during the
heatwave. But the longer term growth prospects for what still
remains a niche market lie in the healthy...
A report by the UK Parliament has today set out a number of
proposals aimed at combating the obesity problem in one of Europe's
most overweight nations. At the same time as accusing food
manufacturers and retailers of "paying...
Scientists have discovered a possible mechanism for the anti-cancer
activity of resveratrol, the compound found in red wine and thought
to be responsible for the drink's widely reported health benefits,
writes Wai Lang Chu.
Food processor Aarhus United has installed PlantWeb digital plant
architecture from Emerson Process Management at its new Danish oil
processing plant. The new IT infrastructure includes a DeltaV
digital automation system and Foundation...
European beef consumption - hit badly by the BSE and foot and mouth
scares - is increasing once again, and industry professionals
meeting this week in Dublin are being urged to try a new tack in
order to further promote sales - promoting...